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Health and Safety

March 2024 - DI-ISOCYANATE control measures

With changes to the Law, which come into effect 24th August 2023, this Safety Bulletin has been issued to remind staff of the health risks and control measures associated with the use of hazardous substances that contain the ingredient; di-isocyanate (DII) and supplements previous training on this subject.

March 2024 - NHa 347 National Highways Safety Alert for Information - M4 Lantern Incident and Signify Response

A street lighting lantern in the central reserve became loose from the bracket and was suspended by the lanyard during Storm Henk. Now including response by Signify concerning this incident.

Sept 2023 - EHS Alert Subject: Waste Cables now treated as Hazardous Waste

Following the issue of a recent Environment Agency Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) 276, we must now consider waste cables as hazardous when we are storing and disposing of them.

Dec 2023 - SHE Alert Works around ULEZ infrastructure

Specialist officers leading investigation into explosion in Sidcup. A criminal investigation has been launched by the Metropolitan Police in relation to an explosion that took place in Sidcup on the evening of Wednesday 6th December, in which a ULEZ camera and surrounding property were damaged.

May 2023 | HSE - LPG Forklift truck fire risk

Safety Notice issued in May 2023 by HSE regarding a fire risk to LPG Forklift trucks.

03 Apr 23 - HSW Alert No.99 | Booby Traps in Street Furniture

Safety Alert issued on 3rd April 2023 regarding booby traps in street furniture.

Mar 2023 - Bouygues E & S | Electrical Termination Tightness

Safety Bulletin Issued March 2023 regarding Electrical Termination Tightness.

27 Jan 23 - UK Power Networks | Safety Alert A109 Injury to jointer from a footway cover

Safety Alert A109 issued by UK Power Networks on 27th January 2023 regarding injury to jointer from a footway cover.

19 Jan 2023 | National Highways - Amey | RIDDOR Injury

Safety Alert issued on 19 Jan 2023 regarding RIDDOR Injury, Skills, Competencies and Supervision.

13 Jan 23 - LV Flash Over

Safety Alert issued by BUUK Infrastructure due to an LV Flash Over incident on the 13th January 2023.

14 Jul 21 - UK Power Networks - Safety Bulletin B256 - Re-Introduction of the Fameca FC5300 LV Cable Identifier

Safety Bulletin B256 issued by UK Power Networks on 14th July 2021, regarding the Re-Introduction of the Fameca FC5300 LV Cable Identifier.

15 Jun 21 - Ringway Jacobs HSEQ Alert | Fatality of an Independent Connections Provider Operative

Safety Alert issued by Ringway Jacobs on 15th June 2021 regarding a fatality.

18 May 21 - Network Rail - Contact with overhead line equipment (OLE)

Safety alert issued by Network Rail on 18th May 2021 regarding a serious injury caused by contact with overhead line equipment.

08 Apr 21 - Ringway Worcestershire – Service Strike on 11kV Electric Cable

Safety alert issued by Ringway Worcestershire on 8th April 2021 regarding a service strike on 11kV electric cable.

15 Apr 21 - BMJV - DNO Fault - Live Cabinet

Safety Alert issued by bmJV on 15th April 2021 regarding a DNO Fault - Live Cabinet.

15 Mar 21 - HIGHWAYS ENGLAND - IN EAR HEADPHONES

Safety Alert issued by Carnell and Highways England on 15th March 2021 regarding the use of In Ear Headphones.

03 Dec 20 - Live column with EV in-column charger

To communicate an incident which occurred in an EV CP (Electric vehicle charge point) Installation and look to continuous improvement to mitigate the risk of recurrence.

02 Nov 20 - Ringway Hertfordshire - Internal Safety Alert

Internal Safety Alert issued by Ringway Hertfordshire on 2nd November 2020 regarding a fatality.

27 Oct 20 - UK Power Networks - Safety Alert A95 Immediate suspension of the use of Fameca FC 5300 LV cable identifier

Safety Alert A95 issued by UK Power Networks on 27th October 2020 regarding the Immediate Suspension of the use of Fameca FC 5300 LV Cable Identifier.

01 Oct 20 - VolkerWessels UK - MEWP Bucket Levelling Issues

Safety Alert issued by Volker Wessels UK about MEWP Bucket Levelling Issues.

25 Aug 20 - Highways England - Arc Flash

Safety Alert issued by J McCann & Co Ltd and Highways England on the 25th August 2020 regarding Arc Flash.

19 Aug 20 - Highways England - Removing fuse from street lighting column - Potential for burns

Safety Alert issued by Kier Highway and Highways England - Removing fuse from street lighting column - Potential for burns.

04 Jun 20 - Highways England - 5G Protest Posters - Sharps Risk

Safety Alert issued by Highways England on 4th June 2020.

Current HSE Guidance

Download the HSE guide on selecting a first-aid training provider. Please check the HSE website for the latest version.

28 Feb 20 Highways England - Managing incidents involving alternative fuelled vehicles

Safety Alert issued by Highways England on 28th February 2020.

11 Mar 20 - Highways England Safety Alert - Cabinet 600 Mk6

Safety Alert issued by Highways England on 11/03/2020 regarding an Electrical Hazard with Cabinet 600 Mk6.

11 Feb 20 - Highways England | Kier - Concrete Burn Incident

Safety Alert issued by Kier and Highways England on 11/02/2020 regarding a Concrete Burn Incident.

29 Jan 20 - Genie Safety Alert - Turntable Rotation Bearing Bolts

Safety Alert issued by Genie on 29/01/2020 regarding Turntable Rotation Bearing Bolts.

25 Jan 20 - Balfour Beatty - Trench Collapse - RIDDOR

Initial Incident Notification issued by Balfour Beatty for an incident dated 25/01/2020.

13 Jan 20 - Highways England Safety Alert - Lighting Column Failure

Safety Alert issued by Highways England on 13/01/2020 regarding Lighting Column failures.

03 Oct 19 - BUUK Infrastructure Safety Alert - Undermining of Street Lighting Columns

Safety Alert issued by BUUK Infrastructure on 03/10/2019 regarding the Undermining of Street Lighting Column.

HEA | Best Practice Guide - Centre Islands

The HEA best practice guide for H.E. work on centre islands and pedestrian refuges. (Safety for planning or carrying out work on highway electrical and associated equipment). Issue 1.1 - February 2017

HEA | Changes to First Aid Regulations and Checklist

Changes to training to meet first aid regulations. Guidance for employers, auditors and HESA approved training organisations. Checklist for evaluating first aid trainers. Issue 1 - 19/12/2013.

HEA | Guidance Note | CDM 2015 Regulations

HEA Guidance Note. CDM 2015 Regulations (Applicability to Highway Lighting Design). Issue 1.1 - 09/04/2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM)

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) are the main set of regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare of construction projects
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